How to Write a Self-Review

Author: Alyse Kalish Source: The Muse Ah, performance review season! Hopefully you’re hopping into this stretch with a confident step. But, if you’re not that’s normal, too—you’ll probably want to read this and this to get your nerves under control. Odds are that you’re reading this because you’ve been asked to write a self-review before …

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22 of the Best Time-Saving Tips to Use Right Now

Author: Marius Ursache Source: The Ladders I’ve been testing and adjusting various productivity techniques for the past five years, read lots of books (most of them repeating) and here’s some of my findings: It’s not about time. It’s about energy We try to squeeze as many hours in one work day, to be “productive”, but …

Awesome Resource: Great Conversation Starters!

A good conversation starter can transform an awkward, stilted conversation into an interesting, enjoyable discussion. That’s important in sales, as having several conversation starters up your sleeve will help you form connections with prospects, referrals, and potential partners. In other words, the ability to start a conversation translates to real business. What makes a good …

A Wonderful Resource to Determine Your “Dream Job”

Author: Alison Doyle Source: The Balance A career aptitude test can give you an indication of which jobs match your personality and which careers you may have an aptitude for, and there are a variety of online career aptitude tests and assessments available online. In addition, employment tests and talent assessment companies can determine if …

6 Techniques to Fine-Tune Focus

Author: Ken Sundheim Source: Undercover Recruiter Business moves at supersonic speed.  While technology has facilitated easier communication and information gathering, it has also ushered in a new economy in which the common worker can be more readily replaced by technological advancements than ever before. The option to utilize advanced algorithms, data visualization and robotics as opposed …

The 10 Hardest Interview Questions, and How To Answer Them

Source: Undercover Recruiter A job interview is always a daunting prospect, and in today’s economic downturn, companies are being more selective about who they hire. One of the ways they can filter out the unwanted applicants is to ask difficult questions. Very often how these questions are answered makes the difference between success and failure. …